96 Free Things To Do In Sacramento

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Mix 96 wants to share all of the fun activities going on in and around the Sacramento area for you and your family to enjoy for free! Be sure to check back often to find new and updated free activities and events going on in your area.


1.  Cooking Demonstration: Steaming Vegetables

Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services – 3333 3rd Ave., Sacramento, CA 95817

Tuesday, September 16th

Time: 2:00 – 4:00pm

Visit Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services’ Demonstration Garden to see how cooking classes are changing the lives of families in need. Starting in 2014 Sacramento Food Bank & Family Service introduced a new line of cooking classes where adults and children learn how to prepare many of the items they receive at food distributions or that they grow in gardening classes. Stop by and see how SFBFS is making Farm-to-Fork accessible to local families in need.

2. Sacramento Career Fair

Embassy Suites Hotel – Riverfront Promenade – 100 Capitol Mall 

Sacramento, CA 95814

Tuesday, September 16th

Time: 9:00-12:30 pm

This is your opportunity to interview face to face with 15+ Fortune 500 and industry leading companies seeking talented, experienced and enthusiastic sales, retail and management candidates.

Participants should bring 10-15 resumes and should dress business professional. This is a free event for job seekers.

*Parking is $1.50/per half hour

3. Wellness Education Seminar: Carbohydrates – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Arden Hills – 1220 Arden Hills Lane, Sacramento, CA 95864

Wednesday, September 17th

Time: 6:00-7:00 pm

Carbohydrates — should we love them or hate them? Without question, there are a lot of misconceptions about carbohydrates. Find out what types of carbohydrates are the best sources to benefit your general health and athletic performance at the next complimentary Wellness Education Seminar at Arden Hills.

4. Jewelry for Teens

Franklin Community Library – 10055 Franklin High Road, Elk Grove, CA 95757

Wednesday, September 17th

Time: 3:30 – 4:30 pm 

Design and create your own fashionable jewelry. This free program is for teens only and is hosted by Franklin Community Library.

5.  Movie in Fremont Park: The Lego Movie

Fremont Park – 1515 Q Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Friday, September 19th

Time: 6:00 – 9:30 pm 

CADA and Friends of Fremont Park will be hosting Movie in Fremont Park featuring The Lego Movie. Enjoy live music by The Bell Boys with the feature film beginning after their performance. There will also be food trucks and face painting for kids.

6. Sacramento United Park(ing) Day 2014

MARRS Building – 1050 20th Street, Sacramento, CA 95811

Friday, September 19th

Time: 10:00 am- 6:00 pm

Parking Day is an annual worldwide event where artists, designers, students and citizens transform parking spots into temporary public parks or “parklets.” Drawing on the success of last year’s event, and the City of Sacramento’s Pilot Parklet Program, 15 local design firms and student groups will transform 20th St. with temporary parklets to highlight the importance of green space and the urban fabric in our community. Join the group and reimagine how small spaces can have a big impact on urban life.

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